Iran’s space satellite Nahid-1 ready in a week or two

Iran’s Communications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said Friday that the space satellite Nahid-1 (Venus-1) has undergone final tests and will be ready to hand over to the defense ministry in a week or two. DEBKAfile’s military sources: Nahid-1 is a low earth orbit communications microsatellite that will be launched by Simorgh-Safir-2, a version of the two-stage Shahab 5, capable of launching a satellite weighing 350kg

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2 thoughts on “Iran’s space satellite Nahid-1 ready in a week or two

  • Aug 3, 2019 @ 21:28 at 21:28

    Only if it makes it into orbit, Traveling to space ain’t like dusting crops, boys. Knock out someone else’s satellite, say a Russian or American satellite and it will be a long time before you are allowed another try. We can easily knock it down in the boost phase.

  • Aug 4, 2019 @ 0:15 at 0:15

    iran israel can alter the orbit 1 degree and you can pick up the junk in the pacific ocean if the idf sees a build up of military movement on your side


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